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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Blazegraph vs. FileMaker

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
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Score2.85
Rank#93  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#193  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score55.73
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.blazegraph.comwww.filemaker.com
Technical documentationdoc.4d.comwiki.blazegraph.comwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.html
Developer4D, IncBlazegraphFileMaker infoa subsidiary of Apple
Initial release198420061983
Current releasev17.0, July 20182.1.4, August 201618, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoRDF literal typesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yesyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SPARQL is used as query languageyes infovia plugins
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in Graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)simple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services
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4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionBlazegraphFileMaker
News

Blazegraph 2.1.4 Release
29 August 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.2 Release
18 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.1 Release!
9 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.0 Release!
8 April 2016

Blazegraph 2.0.0 Release!
22 December 2015

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